Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassa, Colorado. He defeated Jess Willard on July 4, 1919 to win the World Heavyweight Title and held the title until September 23, 1926 when he lost to Gene Tunney. Dempsey announced his retirement in February of 1928 with a final record of 64-6-9 with 49 KO's. Presented here is an original, first generation, antique photo of Jack Dempsey in training.
This first generation, antique photo of Jack Dempsey is 7 1/4" x 9." There are small creases in the corners, along the edges and in the photo. There are marks along the photo from where it was used in print. There are two small rips along the bottom edge.